Nancy Rae McKowen
Nancy Rae McKowen, age 73, of Naples, Fla., passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Physicians Regional Medical Center. Nancy was born August 13, 1939 in Lima, Ohio to the late Carl and Lucretha (Hittle) Ralston. She resided in the Naples area since 2002. Originally from Delphos, Ohio, Nancy graduated from Jefferson High School. Before settling in Naples, Nancy and her family lived in several places including Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and Tennessee.Survivors include her loving husband Timothy L. McKowen; four children, Douglas John (Stephanie) McKowen, John David (Christine) McKowen, David Michael (Cheryl) McKowen and Kelly Ann (Robert) Skinner; two brothers, Larry Ralston and Danny Ralston; 10 grandchildren, Shannon, Lauren, John, Abigail, Emily, Parker, Barret, Olivia, Aubrey and Caden; and several nieces and nephews.A Mass of Catholic Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. July, 1, 2013 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Avenue N., Naples, FL 34108. Inurnment will follow in St. John the Evangelist’s Memorial Garden. Memorial contributions may be made to your local St. Vincent De Paul Charities in loving memory of Nancy Rae McKowen.During her life, Nancy was a dedicated wife and mother and also worked as an administrative assistant for a CPA firm and for Ford Motor Company. Nancy was an avid bowler in her earlier years, was passionate about knitting, loved to play cards, and read constantly. First and foremost in her life was the well being of her husband and family. A wonderful cook, Nancy’s recipes will continue to bring love into her children’s and their children’s homes for generations to come. Nancy was a very selfless person, others always came first.Your family will miss your love and guidance dear, we ask that you look down on us from above.